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Congress is facing a once in a generation opportunity to invest in American workers by passing a bipartisan infrastructure package. Passing the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act means Ohio will get $10 Billion to repair and rebuild our crumbling roads and bridges, over $1 Billion in transportation spending that will improve healthy, sustainable transportation options for tens of thousands of Ohioans. In addition to traditional infrastructure spending, Ohio will also receive $250 million to help deliver high-speed internet to all corners of the state and start building out our Electric Vehicle charging station infrastructure. Take action and send a form letter online.

Few households in America aren’t struggling with a caregiver crisis during the pandemic. The burden is falling disproportionately on the shoulders of women—and without paid family leave, it has been devastating.

The American Families Plan provides relief to working families and invests in our future. If you support working people and our families, add your name to show your support.

Recent News

Recent polling from Data for Progress/Vox shows that 59% of likely voters support the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act. With that said, far fewer understand what the legislation actually does. In this article, we will attempt to break it down.

Twenty years ago today, on a Sunday afternoon in Brookwood, Alabama, 32 coal miners descended 2,000 feet below the ground into the Jim Walter Resources Blue Creek No. 5 Mine for a routine maintenance check.

Flying into Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport recently, I spotted the ramp workers on the tarmac, busily unloading bags and doing safety checks on the plane in 115 degree heat. Most passengers were anxious to deplane, ready to head to baggage claim, not giving a second thought to the work happening all around them to make their journey happen.

BY MEGAN BRENAN (via GALLUP)

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • 68% approve of labor unions, highest since 1965
  • 90% of Democrats, 47% of Republicans approve of unions
  • Labor union membership remains steady at 9% of U.S. adults

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